Director-General, Department of Resources
Mike Kaiser commenced as the Director-General of the newly formed Department of Resources in January 2021. He brings more than 30 years’ experience to the role, having built a successful career in private and public sector leadership and consultancy.
Prior to his appointment, Mike was a partner at KPMG and contributed to the Queensland COVID-19 Taskforce Economic Recovery Plan in that capacity. Other public sector experiences include working as chief of staff to premiers in both Queensland and New South Wales.
Known as a strategic thinker and inclusive leader, Mike demonstrated strong customer focus throughout his time at NBN Co, where he led the business change and improvement function and introduced processes to measure and enhance customer satisfaction.
Mike completed his academic qualifications at the University of Queensland, earning bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and economics as well as a Graduate Certificate in Management.
Last reviewed 14 January 2022